Why do we faint? Because sometimes, your nervous system just doesn’t know what to do with itself.
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33 years old and i never pass out until 4 months ago. It was Sunday, lunch time and i'm about to eat, all of sudden i had this black out . My wife were panicking since she tried to wake me up but she couldn't. Couple of minutes later i regain my consciousness and my family took me to the emergency room, the doctor in charge evaluate my blood pressure, heartbeat rate, also took my blood for a lab test. The result, all was normal and they let me back home with 2 types of medicine. After watching this i guess everything is fine, just a non-serious faint with less oxygen carrying blood going on inside my brain.
When you faint there’s black coming around your vision and everything starts to blur away, you can’t pay attention to anything and even when you never experienced it you KNOW that you’re gonna faint. It hurts your head more and more, you feel dragged down as it’s putting more pressure on your head, it’s really not comfortable, you have cold sweat and your head feels really weird. You lose control and you feel the urge to look around and distract yourself, trying to do something to think of something else, but you CAN’T.
Then you just pass out and remember nothing of what happened during the time you faint. Then when you wake up you’re just like wtf happened and you really feel bizarre.
Whenever I have my panic attacks I get lightheaded and dizzy. Everything turns black but I’m still standing. My head starts to hurt like someone is pushing down on it while my heart if beating really fast. I usually just close my eyes and fall against a wall. It happens a lot.
I ALMOST fainted once, like i wasn't feeling very well and after i went out of our Living room I had this green vision which i sometimes get from getting up too fast (missing oxygen), shortly after i couldn't properly stand anymore and couldn't see, i fell right through our living room door made of glass, i didn't feel any pain or quite knew what happened, but i could still talk and hear, after like 2 minutes i noticed i smashed through the glass door and after 5 minutes i was Okay Again, Luckily my Mom was around and helped me by sitting me down in a Chair and also removing the glass all over the floor, i wasn't really injured i just had a little wound on my arm, but it was still not very pleasant
I’m 34 years old and never fainted in my entire life, I did experience something odd though, in 2011 or 2012 I had the feeling of falling while I’m sitting, it just happens in a fraction of a second but it feels like forever! Never had it standing up!
I fainted once when I got out of a hot shower and it lessened the oxygen I was getting bc of all the steam, so when you are about to faint, it feels like your body is getting heavier for your legs, your hearing gets muffled and you just, lose consciousness.
I am so scared I almost fainted like 5 minutes ago. Ok storytime. So I got basically no sleep today and I am on my period. So I was in the shower and I was going to shave. The shaving cream package said to turn on the hottest water I could take for 30 seconds. So I did that and it was going good until my vision started getting blurry and I felt nauseous and I was cramping severely. So I got out and there was so much blood dripping down my legs. As my vision was blurry I turn the water back on and clean my legs. Then I go to see if my mom was home and she was and she helped me. It only lasted like 5 minutes but I was so scared and thought I was dying.
I fainted about a year ago and it was pretty scary and i woke up crying. My dad was yelling at me and my vision started going blurry and i felt extremely dizzy and started swaying side to side and i couldn't stand up straight. Then I fell and hit my head on a cupboard and I heard the noise of me hitting my head and everything went black. I woke up and asked my mum how long I was out for and she said "30 seconds" but it felt like I was asleep forever.
This happened to me when I smoked too much weed, I over did it that time..
If you over do it, you will pass out as well.
You will start to see black dots, then be blind for 15 min.
Sound will be reduced, almost deaf.
Feel really sweaty, yet so cold...
Your muscles are all shut down, so you can't move.
The only thing I was thinking during that moment was that I was about to die.
Flashbacks through my mind about what I did in my life in those 15/20 minutes.
A better way isn't there to describe :/
I faint/blackout alot, idk why... I will stand up or be walking 'anything' then this pain shocks in my head or the back of my kneck, then my vision goes blurry and i usally fall to the floor or have to hold onto something until, The pain goes away,please someone give me answers x
I fainted at my lacrosse game and all my friends said I look green / blue.. my hands are usually like a whitish red and they where soooo white so I knew I was going to pass out and I couldn’t move them at all of my legs or stomach. Is it normal for my skin to look weird and not move my hands when I pass out ?
I fainted this one time and woke up in this place where it was both dark and bright, I didn’t have a body but I was able to look around, and just like that I wake up, is that what happens when you faint?
i fainted today and it was horrible bascily we was having some stuff injected into us after it was done a few mins later still sitting on this chair talking to someone i fell over and 30 seconds later i woke up everything was dark and this horrible noise was in my ears and my balance was tottaly off its a horrible feeling never want to feel it again
I wonder if you can explain why I don't just faint. When I faint I shake violently. The last time I did this I kicked my shoes off and gave myself whip lash. I only faint seeing or thinking about my own bodily functions like blood or pulse for too long. And no it isn't a seizure. I know that it's fainting I'm just curious why some people shake and some don't.
I started to faint when the eye doctor dilated my eyes with eye drops. I was just waking around in the shopping center waiting for my prescription and I was like "LOL WOAAHH I CAaAnNT EVen focus my EYES HOW Weeird" and then next thing I know I was walking like a drunk driver and fell completely over. My mom helped get over somewhere and got the doctor but it was really weird. According to the doctor and a few other sources, some people have a crazy reaction the first time they get there eyes dilated. It's some kind of reflex. Afterward I didn't even want to eat the snickers my mom made me eat, I felt so sick and woozy, almost like my body was having a breakdown but I wasn't afraid or any thing.
I faint all the time. I faint after almost all of my daily panic attacks, I faint if I stand up way to quickly, I faint if people mention the possibility of needing surgery, I faint when I get too stressed, I faint when I stretch in the morning, sometimes I faint when I walk through my doorway, I fainted when my mum took me to get a blood test to find out why I faint so much, I fainted after I won a round on an online video game, I fainted on the stairs cause it was raining. wwwwwhhhhhhhhhyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy does this happen to meeeeee!?
I fainted after I just finished donating blood. I was walking towards the snacks. And had the urge to throw up and tried to drink a gatorade. Then I noticed everything darkening. Like tunnel vision and my hearing was coming and going. I look down to take a breath and then I fell over. The staff did a wonderful job at getting me on a seat to elevate my feet, and ice packs. They made sure to keep talking to me to keep me awake. I eventually calmed down and everything was back to normal. But I can't stop thinking about death now. I honestly could've died if my blood pressure didn't raise back up as fast as it did..
When I fainted i was 15 and standing at a door. i was out for about half a minute. when i woke up the last thing i could remember was standing at the door. when i woke up i was on ground, and i hit my head hard.
I once passed out in church (went right over the pew) and then I just woke up in a classroom with coke being shoved in my face... it was great. Idk why i didnt do something cause i knew i was going to since i had before. OH WELL
I fainted in my P.E. lessons after climbing 200 steps within a minute or two. I was taking a rest and trying to regulate my breathing. I even felt fine and cheered for my other classmates who were still doing it. Just then I started hearing 'wheee----' in my ears until I couldn't hear anything. I started to see black dots and they become bigger, then idk what happened. I guess I fainted. When I woke up, I was in a wheelchair with the school doctor XD I had a terrible headache after that which lasts for a day.
Yeah so I fainted today for the first time after getting my blood drawn. I hadn't eaten enough so I ended up just falling over. Apparently I said I felt faint and asked to sit down but the next thing I knew, I was on the ground and there were 6 doctors around me asking if I was ok lol. It kind of just felt like I'd fallen asleep. It was the strangest feeling.
One time I fainted in my room and it sort of felt like I was teleported into my kitchen, and yet some what feeling my self flailing on the floor. Then I woke up and was in my room and thought where the hell am I, before I then realized I had fainted. There was a tingling all over my body.
I have Vasovagal syncope, also know as Neurocardiogenic syncope, also I have near syncope. Not due to seeing blood mainly of I'm too stressed it will trigger the condition and make me either pass out or nearly pass out.
The only time i have ever fainted was in 7th grade. I had nothing to eat for over 24 hours and that day was the day of getting two shots. The first one I took and I was completely fine. As i closed my eyes and counted back from ten to one i passed out. It was kinda like in the movies where the protagonist has a dream and the screen goes all wavy because i passed out and when i got my conciousness back i started to see the wavy screen and i awoke
Just Want To Share My Story: I fainted today which is why I wanted to watch this vid. My brother was doing a blood test and I wanted to watch and support him just like he did when I had multiple blood tests. So I went in, they took out blood (obv) and it was over, but once it was over my vision started to go sandy, it was like little black grains started to come over my eyes from bottom to top and I told my dad I was gonna pass out, so he told me to go outside to get some air, but by the time I was reaching for the door handle all I could see was black, so I was telling my dad that I couldn't see anything, and he had to open the door for me and put me in a chair, but I couldn't see anything still and I kept asking him where I would sit, and so I sat down and all I was seeing was black, I could still hear and talk, but that was when my brain turned all fuzzy and it was super frustrating because I was trying to come in control, and I think my brain just shut off, and for a few seconds I was sitting in the chair thinking, doing, nothing and my eyes were ope but seeing all black but I could still hear, and I just remember feeling my dad's hand on my head, probably holding my head up, and then I just snapped back into control, and closed my eyes just put my head in my hands and breathed in and out slowly, then I think my dad thought I passed out because he was starting to help me get up to i don't know "carry" me (i'm to heavy for him tho) and I just remember opening my eyes and I could see again and I told him I was fine, and I got up by myself the instant it was over and I felt fine, no ringing in the ears, oi blurriness, no stumbling. I don't really think I "passed out" because for what I've heard it's that you just pass out and it's like sleeping, you're not aware of anything, but i don't know what happened to me today, I'm just glad I'm okay, but it's weird that while I was doing my blood tests I didn't pass out and I'm 100% sure that I didn't pass out just because they were drawing blood from my brother, because I was fine while watching him. But my dad told me that their wasn't enough oxygen in that room because it was really closed off so I don't know because my brother and my dad were fine. What was bad was that there were a lot of people out there when I "passed out" and I "passed out" in front of them (i'm putting quotation marks around passed out cuz I don't think I actually did just that) but like I said earlier I'm just glad I'm okay.
Edit: I didn't eat breakfast that morning so I don't know and the doctor says I have low blood sugar
Once I burned my oesophagus eating mashpatatoes that berly came out , smoke coming out and everything (Ik I was dumb for that) but I felt a very very bad chest pain like as my heart was beating very fast , next thing Ik my friend is shaking me asking if I’m okay I literally felt like I was in a deep sleep I was so confused when I saw I was at school but I woke seeing like a tunnel and and hearing a wierd noise and everything was grey and fuzzy , I’ve never experienced a faint so I was so confused and got scared
The only time I ever fainted was when I had a fever and chills and I got up really fast from a chair to get to my bedroom. All I remember is walking 2 steps to my room and then blackness. I woke up almost right after with my face in my arm, which cushioned my head but also broke my glasses. One of the weirdest experiences I ever had. Thanks for the video!
When you black out, are you normally still, idk how to explain it, but conscious?? I have bradycardia and an atrial septal defect which means sometimes my blood pressure drops and i faint, but I’m always still AWARE of what’s going on even if i can’t see/my ears are ringing. Anyone a doctor? LOL
What about heat stroke? What physiologically happens then to make people faint? Also, is it the fight or flight response that kicks in when someone faints from hearing bad news or seeing something disturbing? Wish you would have gone a little deeper with this question.
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